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to nbcwashington.com and search escalators. >>> dan hellie is down at fan appreciation night. do they have ice at the verizon center? we've been waiting a long time. >> reporter: they do. we've been waiting forever. they missed more than 30 games this season. we are almost to the regular season. we're going to be talking about hockey, the nationals, who introduce their newest shutdown reliever. they are storming the court in "news4 at 6" continues. >>> welcome back. 41 degrees at the airport. winds calm, and the windchill at 41. i thought we would at least see some flakes in the d.c. area, though once again not predicting anything big. what we are seeing stuff is just down to the south. if you live in these areas, you're not going to see a thing. dulles 39, 38 in reston, 38 down tards hundred dollarsingtown. you may see something in the way of snow. this is why. once again, the dough knit hole that we have seen here in and around this area, it's nothing but dry air. they've seen a mixture of rain, sleet, some snow. we are going to see it change over. i want to show you just down to the south o
after the hockey lockout. they're hold ago practice tonight, free for those who want to go. dan hellie has a special guest who's more than ready for saturday. >> wendy brought it up, 119 days, but everybody is ready for hockey. there's going to be a scrimmage down here. the reg hear season opens on the road in tampa before coming back for the home opener. joining mess owner ted lee onon. after missing 34 games, did you ever really fear this wouldn't be a season at all? >> no, i thought we were in it together. the association we aren't that stressful. the players wanted to play, the owners wanted to play, but it was just trying to get to the point both sides were comfortable. >> reporter: why does hockey miss nor games than any other major sport? >> if i had the answer to that, i would have fixed it sooner. the good news is we have a long-term deal. i feel pretty good about the way the system will work, and so i think we'll last for ten years. we want to put all of that behind us, and now focus on plays. as you said, we open saturday in tampa, and come back here on tuesday. tonight we'l
, jr. >>> now a look at the agenda for the security and exchange commission. fcc commissioner dan gallagher spoke at the u.s. chamber of commerce for an hour. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] good afternoon. thank you for joining us. i'm david the president and ceo market here at the u.s. chamber of commerce. the team i'm fortunate to work with and lead here was formed over six years ago before the financial crisis. at the time on a bipartisan basis, a grouch folks that we had commissioned together told us that the financial regulatory structure that served the country well for 75 years was no longer working. it was out of date, that there were too many gaffes, too many layers and somebody should get around doing financial regulatory reform before the next crisis. shotly thereafter the crisis happened. and the need for financial regulatory reform became even clearer to the american people. i wish i could tell you the dodd-frank, the major financial regulatory had achieved everything we hoped when we formed the center. certainly it did some of the things that nee
it a terrorist attack as well. for more, let's go to dan rivers in london. what are the latest reports there on the hostage situation? >> effectively, according to the minister of information in algeria, this is a standoff. the algerian security forces surrounded this gas plant in the far east of algeria. the islamists are holed up inside, holding a number of western hostages. we don't know the exact numbers. there's been a press conference this morning from the norwegian stat oil company. it is saying that it had 17 employees there, 5 escaped. and therefore 12 remain unaccounted for. not clear if all are being held hostage or if some escaped into the desert. it's a confused situation. the state department confirmed there are americans among those being held. we understand as well possibly british, japanese, french as well as those norwegians. a number of countries being embroiled in this hostage crisis which looks like it may have been precipitated by algeria's decision to allow french planes to fly of the country as part of its ongoing military campaign in mali to the south. >> i kno
. it's a very serious matter when americans are taken hostage along with others. >> dan rueters is live in london. what do we know about the group taking responsibility? >> reporter: well, that had are sort of a splinter group, an affiliate of al qaeda in the islamic magnificent rred. led by mokhtar belmokhtar. he fought in the '80s against the soviets. he has been involved in people trafficking, drugs, and he has done a lot of kidnapping as well. most motivated by ransom and money. this may end up getting resolved. a notorious character, and described by french intelligence as mr. untouchable. known locally for being involved in cigarette smuggling. this is part of a wider, regional conflict, links to mali, that these islam iist groups in algeria are getting in on. furious that algeria has allowed french planes to fliory algerian air space to attack insurients, islamists in northern mali. >> what about plans or missions to get hostages out? >> well, we know from the ministry of information in algeria, that they are surrounded. the terrorists, and that a large number of security forces
for now. dan springer live in seattle where teams assem being the 787. the fa amp wants proof that batteries are safe before they can fly again is that what we can report? >> that is right, bill. the f.a.a. issued what they call an emergency air worthiness directive to potential fire risk in the 787 and grounding the u.s. airliner fleet grounded six planes all owned by united airline. this is a big change for the f.a.a. just last friday officials said the 787s were completely safe. even as they announced a comprehensive review of the plane's electrical system. even though analysts tell me they don't think the issue in japan today was all that serious in terms of the threat to the aircraft coming down. the feds have seen enough to jump in. all the recent problems the way the plane is powered. the lithium ion batteries are used to provide backup electricity. this directive will mean that united will be scrambling to move flights around -- planes around and flights getting cancelled. >> bill: how big of a problem is this for boeing. >> they may be getting close to a tipping point
'malley. he's going to roll out sweeping gun control proposals of the connecticut governor dan malloy. how is this going to play into the 2016 race, do you think, chip? >> it will play into it. because right now the governors can actually do something with this campaign legislation. as they get in front of the senate and the most interesting one right now is secretary of state hillary clinton who doesn't have to make a comment, she can kind of speak through president clinton, and she can see how the story develops before she weighs in. >> 2016 is still a long way off. do you see what's happening now as kind of a sea change, that candidates won't be able to avoid the conversation and may in fact be out in front of the conversation to get out in front of it. >> i think the republicans will make it an issue because republican voters care deeply about their second amendment rites. i think the democrats will make it an issue because now there's a growing awareness that gun violence is something we have to take action about. i see both sides taking an interest in it. it's going to grow as an iss
young men, dan and dave zimmerman. gabe is my transition buddy. he was a friend and we had a place where we put together the office of congressman gifford staff early on. he is a wonderful young man with such compassion and care. it is beyond words to think that he is no longer with us. his mother served for many years people who were disadvantaged in our community. it was gabe who was killed at that event on january 8. he died right beside me after being shot myself. i will never, ever forget the image of gabe dying by my side. i know for certain that his last action was to come and try to help us. to help congresswoman giffords and in doing that, he was shot. some of us here in congress meet regularly in the room that is named in his honor. every time i go to meetings, i remember this young man. his mother has been very active. particularly active since the tragedy in tucson. there was a magazine in a clip that 33 bullets. i know that we need to do something about it, and i know that emily wants to do something as well. we want to welcome emily nottingham to hear her testimony this aft
violence. compared to 61% who think it will continue. next call is dan in ohio on our democrats' line. dan, we are talking about some of the mental health aspects, what are your thoughts? carl carl all these people -- caller: all these people who are paranoid to think the government is going to take their guns, they probably use a psychological evaluation. if the government wants to take your guns and your assault weapon isn't going to stop them from doing that. a second opinion is, i hear everyone talk about regulating and background checks on handguns, but what about background checks on ammunition and that would cut back criminals. host: i appreciate your time. mental health issue must be handled very carefully. a counselor and nurse should be on every public school site, not guns. and joseph asked, should ptsd prevent owning a firearm. rick on our republican line. what are your thoughts? caller: i appreciate you taking my call. i am a republican, i'm a gun owner, former n.r.a. member and i'm also treated for depression. host: why a former n.r.a. member? caller: the day after the presid
the remain extremely clear. as to the size, prohibitions, my colleague at the board of governors, dan cirillo has talked a little bit about that. i'll leave that up to him in terms of his responsibility to a limited dodd-frank. he's a thinker and quite frank about the difficulty of doing so. i'm a little reluctant given my philosophical than to artificially engineered size. i believe marcus will solve these problems if remake very clear what the rules are, but just to be honest, i have a hard time saying x is the size because i don't want to inhibit success, but i do want to prevent fleecing the american taxpayer risk. tessera government intermediate. they decide how much money i'd take and how much he spent in making a speech and argue about that constantly. but to leave open to the american taxpayer unlimited liability for bad decisions taken in the pursuit of an income statement driven mentality seems to be unjust and un-american and that's a statement that i'm making we proposed a very simple solution where the market and imposed discipline. you see people should this has already and you
and not think a new wave of gun laws will prevent future mass shootings. next call is then in ohio, -- dan in ohio, democrats line. caller: all these people who are paranoid about the government coming to take their guns, they probably could use a psychological evaluation. if the government wants to take your guns, they can take your guns. your assault weapon is not going to stop them from doing that. i have heard everyone talk about regulating and background checks on handguns. but what about background checks on ammunition? that would definitely cut back on criminals being able to get their hands on what they need to kill with. host: grace tweets in, the mental health issue must be handled very carefully. councilor and nurse should be on every public school site. not guns. joseph asks, should ptsd prevent possession of firearms? caller: rick on our republican line. calle-- host: rick on our republican line. caller: i am a gun owner. i am also treated for depression. host: why a former nra member? caller: the day after the presidential election, cote was contacted by the nra. if you know
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